feel for

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Related to feel for: not to mention, out of favor, in the first place, pat on the back, sympathises
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.feel for - share the suffering of
grieve, sorrow - feel grief
commiserate, sympathise, sympathize - to feel or express sympathy or compassion
care - feel concern or interest; "I really care about my work"; "I don't care"

w>feel for

vi +prep obj
(= sympathize with)(mit)fühlen mit, Mitgefühl haben mit; I feel for youSie tun mir leid
(= search or grope for)tasten nach; (in pocket, bag etc) → kramen nach
References in classic literature ?
What I feel for Hetty's a different sort o' love, such as I believe nobody can know much about but them as feel it and God as has given it to 'em.
Could I feel for these people if I wanted to--just in case--or had I cut myself off with no chance of return?
It is intensely delightful to play the piano for an audience that is able to express the joy they feel for the music.